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:brick: Now I'm starting to understand why... 5,616 Views / 108 Replies  
:brick:

Now I'm starting to understand why Pc/Win/Linux community hates the Mac community. Not much help and you get blasted quickly... So we can't speak badly of a Mac product?

If YOU don't...
Posted by truckweb, on Mar 4, 2005 at 06:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
It seem to be OKAY if you have an Apple LCD. But... 5,616 Views / 108 Replies  
It seem to be OKAY if you have an Apple LCD. But everything else is pure luck. High resolution with DVI on LCD is not stable. Their is a bug and it needs to be corrected.

Since when a display...
Posted by truckweb, on Mar 2, 2005 at 06:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
If it's just a simple defect, I can say that LOTS... 5,616 Views / 108 Replies  
If it's just a simple defect, I can say that LOTS of people are having this defect... So I would say that this problem IS *by design*.

Many peoples on many diffrent forums are having the same...
Posted by truckweb, on Mar 2, 2005 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
The forums are full of people having this... 4,933 Views / 8 Replies  
The forums are full of people having this problem. But when you call the Apple Support, they allways say that it's the first time someone call for this «static problem»...

Oh well, time will...
Posted by truckweb, on Mar 2, 2005 at 04:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
We seem to be a little minority with this problem... 3,984 Views / 34 Replies  
We seem to be a little minority with this problem because each time someone calls the Apple Support, they allways say that «it's the fist time we ear about this»...

Or is it Apple asking them to...
Posted by truckweb, on Mar 2, 2005 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not so sure now... With the DVI problem, i'm... 15,542 Views / 131 Replies  
I'm not so sure now... With the DVI problem, i'm thinking that mabe buying the first release of the mini (Rev.A) was not a good idea...

I just hope that Apple can solve this problem soon.
Posted by truckweb, on Mar 1, 2005 at 09:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Same problem here with NEC LCD1920NX, in... 3,984 Views / 34 Replies  
Same problem here with NEC LCD1920NX, in 1280x1024.

DVI cable = corruption.
VGA cable = No problem.

If I reduce resolution to 1024x768, I don't see that corruption, but the screen is no longer...
Posted by truckweb, on Mar 1, 2005 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
YES! I'm not alone! I have the same problem... 4,933 Views / 8 Replies  
YES! I'm not alone!

I have the same problem with my NEC LCD1920NX. If I use the VGA plug, it works great in 1280x1024 but I have that "static" or dancing green/red pixels on my screen with DVI....
Posted by truckweb, on Mar 1, 2005 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
mini DVI video glitch in 1280x1024 700 Views / 1 Replies  
So I found one problem with my mini. When i'm in 1280x1024 (native LCD resolution), when playing video, DVD, DivX, .... in fullscreen, I get wierd video glitch.

I'm not talking about corrupted...
Posted by truckweb, on Mar 1, 2005 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
But in the end, it's true. Mabe Apple did not... 1,195 Views / 12 Replies  
But in the end, it's true. Mabe Apple did not build their computer to play games in the first place. For any serious gaming to be done on a Mac, Apple need to upgrade their video card. ATI 9200...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 27, 2005 at 05:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
The XPS is a laptop... ATI and Nvidia have made... 1,195 Views / 12 Replies  
The XPS is a laptop... ATI and Nvidia have made their powerfull chips available to smaller PC (laptop) a long time ago. Apple is just slow to adopt it.

Mabe if Apple used better/faster chip on...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 27, 2005 at 09:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
My wild guess would be that anyone who say that... 15,542 Views / 131 Replies  
My wild guess would be that anyone who say that the mac is slow (any mac, from mini to G5), must have NEVER used a mac.

And i'm not talking about hardcore gamers here. I know that gaming is...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 27, 2005 at 09:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've transfered all my photos (iPhoto), MP3... 15,542 Views / 131 Replies  
I've transfered all my photos (iPhoto), MP3 (iTunes) and documents from my PC to the mini. I went with Firefox, Office 2004 Mac, GIMP, nVu.

My PC being 64bits AMD Athlon 3500+ with 1Gb RAM with...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 26, 2005 at 08:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Fedex came, at 11:50AM... I WAS AT WORK....... 1,796 Views / 26 Replies  
Fedex came, at 11:50AM...

I WAS AT WORK.... :brick:
I WAS AT WORK.... :censor:

Darn, I hate myself.... So, monday I guess...

EDIT : GOT IT!!!! Went to pick it up at the Fedex depot! ...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 25, 2005 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
SHIPPED!!! With FedEx, I should be getting... 1,796 Views / 26 Replies  
SHIPPED!!!

With FedEx, I should be getting my mini on 02/25/2005, tomorrow!!! I'm taking a day off!

«Package tracking with FedEx is much better than Purolator.»

I hope you guys get your...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 24, 2005 at 08:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm the proud owner of a wired Apple Keyboard and... 1,796 Views / 26 Replies  
I'm the proud owner of a wired Apple Keyboard and mouse.

And i'm crossing my fingers for a «SHIPPED» e-mail from apple tomorow or friday. But i'm not holding my breath... I want to live! I've...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 23, 2005 at 08:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Tracking a package with Purolator does not... 1,796 Views / 26 Replies  
Tracking a package with Purolator does not allways work... Sometime you get the information, other time it tells you to call.... Wow!

Anyway, the box left Toronto early this morning (02/23/2005)...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 23, 2005 at 07:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
One problem... I can't track my package with... 1,796 Views / 26 Replies  
One problem... I can't track my package with Purolator. When I enter my PIN#, it tells me : Please call 1 888 SHIP-123 or 1-888-744-7123 for information on this shipment.

So no tracking from...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 21, 2005 at 10:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
80Gig - 4200 - 8Mb Cache 40Gig - 5400 - 2Mb... 1,820 Views / 20 Replies  
80Gig - 4200 - 8Mb Cache
40Gig - 5400 - 2Mb Cache

So mabe the cache helps the 80Gig to not feel THAT slow.... :confused:

Anyway, I was playing with a mini with the 80Gig and loading iTune or...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 21, 2005 at 09:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
HEY! Apple shipped the Keyboard/Mouse on... 1,796 Views / 26 Replies  
HEY! Apple shipped the Keyboard/Mouse on 02/20/2005!! So it should be here real soon (paid for 2 day shipping).

Now i'm waying for the best part... The mini.
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 21, 2005 at 08:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
External LaCie HD with Firewire and USB2 are... 1,820 Views / 20 Replies  
External LaCie HD with Firewire and USB2 are almost the same size as the mini.

I have one, 160Gb, the only problem.... it's loud! LaCie use Western Digital HD and they are not wisper quiet....
...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 20, 2005 at 07:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yep, they did it again.... Keyboard and... 1,796 Views / 26 Replies  
Yep, they did it again....

Keyboard and mouse got one more delay, now set for 02/23/2005.

Since they should ship the mini on 02/24/2005, I think they are just waiting to ship everthing in the...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 18, 2005 at 07:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh well, so the keyboard and mouse got one more... 1,796 Views / 26 Replies  
Oh well, so the keyboard and mouse got one more delay, now set for 02/17/2005.

Now I realy have the feeling that Apple don't want to ship items separatly as they become available. Even if I...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 15, 2005 at 06:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
I also have a LaCie external HDD, 160Gb but I... 120,701 Views / 401 Replies  
I also have a LaCie external HDD, 160Gb but I find it very noisy. The Western Digital inside is fast but you do hear it spin quite well.

I was thinking of using it with my mini but the noise will...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 13, 2005 at 08:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hey Vinster! Nice setup! Is the mini display... 120,701 Views / 401 Replies  
Hey Vinster! Nice setup! Is the mini display sharp on your screen?

What is everything around your display? I see that you have a Dish receiver, LaCie drive, .... what else?

Thanks!
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 13, 2005 at 06:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac mini ship date? 1,796 Views / 26 Replies  
Hello!

I've ordered my mini on 01/25/2005 and my ship date is set for «on or before» 02/24/2005. This is a BTO from www.apple.ca (i'm in Montreal, Quebec).

I just hope that it wont be pushed...
Posted by truckweb, on Feb 12, 2005 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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